Tag Archives: health

4 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Happier

Who doesn’t want to experience more happiness in their lives? Ironically, science has shown that the very things most people believe will bring them more happiness, and spend so much time striving towards – more money, higher ranking careers, more possessions, etc. – don’t lead to the happiness jackpot after all.  Psychology research has shown that the more-you-have-the-more-you-want adage is… Read More

10 Ways Meditation Helps Busy People

A lot of people say that the hardest part of meditation is finding the time to do it. When each day feels like it’s constantly spinning with to-do’s, must-do’s, will-do’s and should-have-already-been-done’s, it’s very difficult to justify taking a few minutes out of your day to just sit. And do absolutely. Nothing. However, this ancient practice is getting a lot… Read More

How to Build Up Your Beautiful Backside

Our bums sure do get a bum rap in this day and age. They’re underappreciated, overly scrutinized, a threatened target when we’ve been bad, a curse word for people we think are lazy or loathsome. No wonder most of us are so hard on our bums when checking them out in the mirror. Bums have been denied the respect that… Read More

Why Summer is the Best Time to Lose Weight

When it comes to losing weight, there really IS no time like the present. During these sultry summer days, despite all of the lazy lounging lulls and backyard barbeques, it turns out that bikini season has all the convenient tools you need to make attaining your bikini body that much easier. 5 Ways Summer Helps You Tip the Scales Back… Read More

Top 10 Ways to Scorch the Most Calories

When you’re looking for an exercise routine that will work for you, there are a lot of things to consider. Like: Will you actually ever do said exercise? (Here’s how to guarantee that you’ll exercise regularly, AND actually start loving and looking forward to it.) Are there any injuries or physical limitations that make certain forms of exercise unadvisable? Like… Read More

The Other Problem that Comes with Weight Gain

While it’s certainly not always the case for everyone, weight gain and constipation are often two chronic issues that are experienced together for a lot of people. And while they’re often treated as two different problems that need to be tackled separately, they are often symptoms of the exact same underlying problem, getting in the way of your health, daily… Read More

7 Incredible Ways Garlic Transforms Your Body

Garlic, the bashfully beloved bulb that so many of us have a love-hate relationship with. Irresistibly drawn to the “stinking rose”, we indulge in its pungent pleasures in almost every type of cuisine around the world, only to be shamed afterwards into breathing shallowly down-wind. Down with garlic shaming. Evaluated in over 5,500 peer-reviewed scientific studies for its effects on… Read More

Can Your Gut Bacteria Make You Eat Ice Cream

Who stole the cookies from the cookie jar? WHO STOLE THE COOKIES FROM THE COOKIE JAR? Not Me. Yes You. Couldn’t be. Than Who? Gastrointestinal microorganisms stole the cookies from the cookie jar. Gastrointestinal microorganisms stole the cookies from the cookie jar…no seriously, they inhabited my body, took over my brain and forced me to do it… Lame “invasion of… Read More

5 Mood-Boosting Foods

Eating when you’re feeling down isn’t usually the best idea. We all know it. But do it anyway. Then, sure enough, that box of chocolate-glazed donuts that promised to quickly lift you right back up to happy land leaves you feeling even worse afterward, once the sugar-high dissipates. On the other hand, certain super foods actually do have genuine healing… Read More

Could Your Poop Predict Your Weight Loss?

If we’ve learned anything over the years, it’s that losing weight is far more complex than simply balancing calories in with calories out. One’s ability to successfully lose weight is tied into several different factors, like diet, activity level, sleep, stress management, hydration, environmental factors, genetics, etc. A new line of research on the human body’s microbiome is leading to… Read More